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Refresher training course for heavy Vehicles drivers

SYLLABUS FOR HMV DRIVERS

1. INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE VEHICLE CONTROLS:
DASHBOARD, SIGNALS, FUSES, CONTROLS (CLUTCH, ACCELERATOR, BRAKE)

2.
INTRODUCTION ABOUT THE CNG VEHICLE CONTROLS:
SAFETY CHECKS: - (I) GAS LEAKS, BATTERY, FIRST AID BOX, FIRE EXTINGUISHER (II) EMERGENCY ALIGHT OF PASSENGERS AT LEAKAGE INCIDENCE (III) PERIODIC MAINTENANCE OF CNG SYSTEM - SIX MONTHLY.

3. SPEED GOVERNOR MAINTENANCE AND ITS OPERATION

4. FUEL CONSERVATION AND POLLUTION NORMS

5. DRIVING LIMITATION IN DELHI: -

(I) NEIGHBORHOOD CORRIDORS (II) SPEED LIMIT (III) YELLOW LANE (IV) DRIVER’S EXPERIENCE OF SCHOOL BUSES (V) REFRESHER TRAINING COURSE (ONCE IN THREE YEAR) (VI) PENALTIES AND PROSECUTION PROCEDURES

6. EMERGENCY SITUATION AT THE TIME OF ACCIDENTS, FIRST AID

7. STRESS MANAGEMENT

8. SCHOOL CHILDREN SAFETY, PASSENGER SAFETY TIPS

9. REFLEX TESTING 


ABOUT THE DRIVER

1. QUALITIES OF A GOOD DRIVER: - PATIENCE, RESPONSIBILITY, SELF CONFIDENCE, ANTICIPATION, CONCENTRATION, COURTESY, DEFENSIVE DRIVING, KNOWLEDGE OF ROAD RULES/REGULATIONS, KNOWLEDGE OF VEHICLE CONTROLS, MAINTENANCE AND SIMPLE MECHANISM

2. KNOWLEDGE OF VEHICLE CONTROLS: - MAJOR CONTROLS, MINOR CONTROLS

3. RESPONSE OF CONTROLS: - ACCELERATOR, BRAKE – GRADUAL / SUDDEN FIERCE, CLUTCH, STEERING

4. PRE – DRIVING CHECKS: - (I) BEFORE SITTING ON DRIVER’S SEAT (II) AFTER SITTING ON DRIVER’S SEAT

5. HOLDING STEERING WHEEL: - PUSH AND PULL METHOD PRACTICE, ON THE MOVE, WHILE GEAR CHANGING, WHILE TURNING, WHILE SOUNDING HORN, WHILE OPERATING DASHBOARD SWITCHES, WHILE SIGNALING, ON EMERGENCY

6. CHANGING: - DOUBLE DE-CLUTCHING, IMPORTANCE AND PROCEDURE, SINGLE CLUTCHING, GEAR UP PROCEDURE, SHIFTING TO LOWER EARS, GEAR DOWN PROCEDURE, SHIFTING TO HIGH GEARS

7. BEGINNING TO DRIVE: - I, II, III, IV, V GEAR, REVERSE GEAR, OVER DRIVE / OPTIONAL.

8. MSM AND PSI ROUTINES

9. MANOEUVRES: - PASSING, MERGING, DIVERGING, OVERTAKING, 
CROSSING, TURNING, CORNERING, REVERSING, PARKING

10. STOPPING: - NORMAL STOPPING, EMERGENCY STOPPING, USE OF 
ENGINE BRAKE / EXHAUST BRAKE

11. STOPPING DISTANCE: - REACTION DISTANCE, BRAKING DISTANCE

12. FOLLOWING DISTANCE: - MEANING, DISTANCE METHOD, CAR 
LENGTH METHOD, 2 SEC. TIME RULE METHOD.

13. IDENTIFICATION, PREDICTION, DECISION AND EXECUTION (IPDE) PRINCIPLE

14. DEFENSIVE DRIVING TECHNIQUES: - JUDGEMENT, ANTICIPATION, ESCAPE ROUTE

15. NIGHT DRIVING: - LOCATION OF HEAD LIGHT SWITCH, PROCEDURE, OBLIGATION TO LIGHT THE LAMP, RESTRICTION ON LIGHTING THE LAMPS

16.HILL DRIVING: - STARTING IN HILL USING PARKING BRAKE 
METHOD, SLIPPING THE CLUTCH METHOD, DRIVING UP-HILL, DRIVING DOWN-HILL

17.EMERGENCY MANOEUVRES: - PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE IN CASE OF SKIDDING, HORN STUCK, FIRE, WHEELS COMING OUT, BROKEN STUB AXLE, STEERING WOBBLING, SNAPPING OF STEERING LINKAGES, JAMMING OF ACCELERATOR PEDAL, SNAPPING OF CLUTCH ROD, UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES LIKE CHANCES OF COLLISION WITH A DISABLED VEHICLE, BRAKE FAILURE DURING DOWN HILL SUDDEN OBSTRUCTION IN FRONT OF THE VEHICLE.

18.DRIVING UNDER SPECIAL CONDITIONS: - IN WET WEATHER, IN DAWN, DUSK AND MISTY ROADS, IN DENSE TRAFFIC.

19.TOWING (TRAILER DRIVING): - PROCEDURE, ON TWO BOARD, 
SPEED OF TOWING, REVERSING AND POSITIONING THE VEHICLE WITH TRAILERS. 

20.FUEL-SAVING METHODS

21.REPORTS-DISCUSSIONS

TRAFFIC EDUCATION-II

1. KNOW YOUR ROAD: - FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION, DESIGN SPEEDS ROADS GEOMETRIES, SURFACE TYPES AND CHARACTERISTICS, SLOPES AND ELEVATION.

2. SLIGHT DISTANCE: - AT BENDS, AT INTERSECTION.

3. ROAD JUNCTIONS: - PRINCIPLES AND TYPES, T JUNCTIONS, Y JUNCTIONS, 4 ARMS JUNCTIONS STAGGERED JUNCTIONS, CONTROLLED JUNCTIONS, UNCONTROLLED JUNCTIONS

4. TRAFFIC ISLANDS: - TYPE OF ROUNDABOUTS, CHANNELIZERS, AND MEDIAN.

5. BYE-PASS, SUBWAY, OVER-BRIDGE AND FLY-OVER: - PURPOSE, DRIVING PROCEDURES.

6. BUS STOP, BUS TERMINUS, BUS STAND:-INGRESS-EGRESS METHOD

7. ROAD MARKINGS: - WHITE LINE: CONTINUOUS AND BROKEN YELLOW LINE, LANE MARKING, ZEBRA CROSSING, STOP LINE, PARKING MARKINGS, SENSE OF ROAD SIGNALS.

8. LANE SELECTION AND LANE DISCIPLINE

9. AUTOMATIC LIGHT SIGNALS


10. ROAD USERS CHARACTERISTICS: - PEDESTRIAN, DRUNKEN, CHILDREN AND BLIND, DEAF AND DUMB, YOUTH, AGED WOMEN WITH CHILDREN, SLOW MOVING VEHICLES, MOPEDS AND MOTOR CYCLES, AUTO, TEMPO, VAN, BUSES, TRUCKS, VIP, AMBULANCE, FIRE ENGINE, ANIMALS.

11. ACCIDENTS: - TYPE OF ACCIDENTS, CAUSE OF ACCIDENTS, PREVENTIVE METHODS, DRIVER’S DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ON THE OCCURRENCE OF ACCIDENTS.


12. IMPORTANT PROVISIONS IN MOTOR VEHICLES ACT, 1988 (59 OF 1988).

13.
CENTRAL MOTOR VEHICLE RULES, 1989 AND STATE MOTOR VEHICLES RULES: - CERTAIN DEFINITION, DRIVING LICENSE AND ITS RENEWAL, CARRYING DRIVING LICENCE, CERTIFICATES OF REGISTRATION, FITNESS AND INSURANCE, PERMIT TAXATION CARD OR TAX TOKEN AND PRODUCTION OF SUCH DOCUMENT ON DEMAND BY CHECKING OFFICERS, TRAFFIC OFFENSE AND PENALTIES STIPULATED UNDER THE ACT AND RULES, RELEVANT EXTRACTS OF PETROLEUM ACT, 1934, CITY POLICE ACT, INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860.



PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR DRIVERS: SOME BASIC ASPECTS ABOUT ETHICAL AND COURTEOUS BEHAVIOUR WITH OTHER ROAD USERS.

Be considerate for children, Old People,, Ladies and animals.
Do not lose your cool
Give Right of way wherever required.
If some one insists to overtake, permit at the first opportunity.
Do not Park Your Vehicle obstract other vehicles.

FIRE-HAZARDS:

FIRE FIGHTING AND PREVENTION METHODS ON VEHICLE

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

1. FACTORS AFFECTING THE VEHICLE PARTS DUE TO BAD AND NEGLIGENT DRIVING
2. GENERAL DAY TO DAY MAINTENANCE AND PERIODICAL MAINTENANCE
3. BATTERY MAINTENANCE
4. TYRE MAINTENANCE AND TUBE VULCANISING
5. ENGINE TUNE UP
6. CHECKING WHEEL ALIGNMENT
7. BRAKE ADJUSTMENT
8. ACCELERATOR, BRAKE, CLUTCH-PEDAL ADJUSTMENT
9. FAN BELT ADJUSTMENT
10. OBSERVATION OF DASH-BOARD
11. LUBRICATION
12. REMOVAL OF AIR LOCK AND OIL BLOCK

FIRST AID

1. INTRODUCTION OF FIRST AID
2. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE BODY 
3. DRESSING AND BANDAGES
4. THE CIRCULATION OF THE BLOOD
5. WOUNDS OF HAEMORRHAGE
6. HAEMORRAGE FROM SPECIAL REGIONS
7. SHOCK
8. RESPIRATION
9. INJURIES TO BONES
10. BURNING SCALES
11. UNCONSCIOUSNESS

EVALUATION SYSTEM OF GRADING

Following system of evaluation is adopted to grade the driver:  
1. Theoretical Test - Maximum 100 Marks

Grading:
a) More than 80 Marks “A” Grade – Passed.
b) 65 – 79 Marks “B” Grade – Passed
c) 50 – 59 Marks “C” Grade – Passed
d) Less than 50 Marks “D” Grade – Failed
2. Reflexes Test: -

Test Above Average Average Below Average
a) Side Vision 170 degree Plus 161 to 169 degree 150 to 160 degree
b) Depth Perception 3.00cm or less 5.00cm to 3.1cm 7.5cm to 5.10cm 
c) Simple Reaction 0.20 Sec. or less 0.21 Sec. to .30 Sec 0.31 Sec. to0.38 Sec.
d) Complex Reaction 0.30 Sec. or less 0.31 Sec. to 0.59 Sec. 0.60 Sec. to 0.67 Sec.
e) Night Vision 3.0 Sec. Or Less 3.1 Sec. to 5.0Sec 5.1 Sec. to 7.0 Sec. 
f) Glare Recovery 3.5 Sec. or less 3.6 Sec. to 5.50 Sec. 5.6 Sec. to 8.0 Sec. 

(As per existing instructions Grades will be given)

3. Simulator Test :- Evaluation in 5 Selected Tests 

i) A Grade: - Passed 4 or 5 tests in 1st attempt or One test in 2nd / 3rd attempt. 

ii) B Grade: - Passed 3 or 4 tests in 2nd attempt or Two tests in 3rd attempt.

iii) C Grade: - Passed all tests up to 3rd attempt.

iii) D Grade: - Failed in any of the tests

4. Eye Test

A person cannot read in both the eyes fourth line from the top. He should be advised to get his eyes tested re-appear for the Refresher Course.


5. Overall Grading

“A” Grade : Two As’ and 1 B Or All As’
“B” Grade : Three Bs’ or 1 A, 1 B and 1C or 1A and 2 Bs’ or 2 As’ and 1C.
“C” Grade : All Cs’ or any combination of 2C and 1B.
“D” Grade : “D” in any test.